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title: 'The Day book. (Chicago, Ill.) 1911-1917, September 23, 1912, Image 13',
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American League Chicago, 2
1, Washington 6-4; Philadelphia
8-4, St. "Louis 2-1.
National League No games
In its 'last appearance on the
South Side Washington copped a
pair of "games, making the series
for the year.s'tand 13 to 9 in favor
of the Nationals.
Washington won first game in
.first two innings, securing a 4-run
lead with Jim Scott in the box.
This was enough with Walter
Johnson pitching. ,
Ellis Johnson, a youngster from
Racine, obliged with some Swiss
movement pitching for the Sox in
the last seven innings. He al
lowed five hits. Washington
scored once in eighth and once in
ninth with two hits in each in
ning. Johnson was hammered for
twelve hits by Sox, including two
doubles and two triples.
Chick Mattick was the heavy.
clouter, poundmg a triple, double
and duet of singles in five at
tempts. Zeider combed three singles
and Collins a triple and single.
vMilan was whole show for
Washington, his three hits being
responsible for five National runs.
By stealing three bases -Milan
shattered league base stealing
record of 82rheld by Ty Cobb.
Clyde has pilfered 85 times.
Bob Groom faced Frank Lange
in second tangle, with all the best
made nine hitsand Sox, five.
Williams, Washington catcher
,was batting star of second game.
He was responsible with a triple
for their first run. He drove in
two more in the eleventh with a
single with sacks stocked.
Shanks of Washington soaked
three hits, one a double.
Rollie eider drove liner to
fence in right center in the fourth
inning, but was caught at the
plate when he tried to stretch it
to four bases. f
Harry Lord, one of the real
ball players on Sox team, came in
for some hard panning by the
rooters because he was helpless
before Johnson. Some of the two- (
bit sports howled for Bodie
Ping, was allowed to bat for
Ellis Johnson, and went out on a
Sox left yesterday for St. Louis.
They return to South Side to play
Browns next Sunday last home
Cubs wind up their final east
ern tour with games in Philadel
phia today and Tuesday, coming
home to fight Pirates for second
Connie Mack's Athletics wal-
loped Browns twice through good
pitching by Plank and Brown.
In first game Eddie Collins
smashed four hits, scored three
times and stole six bases. In one
inning ne swipea second, tmra
Stuffy Mclnniss also ran wild,
stealing three times in first game
and once in second.
Jack Lapp, Athletics' backstop,
of the argument Washington! copped three singles in first game.
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